Category Archives: Organ ~ オルガン関係

Hello from the hospital 入院しました

November 8 After consuming a mountain of pills and enduring two weeks of fevers, coughs, headaches and other unpleasant symptoms, I went to the emergency room of a local hospital at midnight Sunday and was admitted. Turns out the “bad … Continue reading

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A beautiful “new” organ in Tokyo 〜 イギリス製パイプオルガン@東京の本郷中央教会

Today I went to see a nineteenth-century English pipe organ that was recently installed in Tokyo’s Hongo Chuo Church.  It is a charming instrument typical of the period, with painted pipes and a luxurious selection of 8′ stops.  It fits … Continue reading

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A workshop, and off to choir camp – 教会音楽のワークショップ、そして、合宿

I’m writing this on Aug 30, the morning the Rikkyo choir leaves for a week of choir camp.  Unfortunately, a large typhoon is passing by in the Pacific Ocean – wish us luck for a safe journey to Gunma Prefecture’s … Continue reading

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Organs, bikes, and bars – オルガン、自転車、バー

There is no rhyme nor reason to today’s post.  It’s not even a proper diary.  Stream of conscience, shall we say?  Chalk it up to the end-of-semester exhaustion.  Here we go… July 17: Bryan Ashley’s organ recital at Rikkyo University’s … Continue reading

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An exciting organ recital this Saturday – 立教学院主催オルガンリサイタル(土曜日)

Recital organist Bryan Ashley is in Tokyo from Boston, USA, to prepare for his recital here at Rikkyo University this coming Saturday.  Bryan is organist at the Christian Science Mother Church in Boston, which boasts one of the world’s greatest … Continue reading

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